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2014-05-06 08:29:35

Over 50 years ago, the novel "On the Road" inspired young men to travel America. Today, literature and technology inspire young women to wander the world. PARIS, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- "She was free in her wildness. She was a wanderess, a drop of free water. She belonged to no man and to no city" (Roman Payne, "The Wanderess"). Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140506/84593 This quote from Roman Payne's new novel "The Wanderess" is trending heavily on the...

2014-04-28 12:28:23

ONE OF THE LARGEST FILMED ARCHIVES OF SURVIVORS AND WITNESSES TO THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE CREATED LOS ANGELES, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Armenian Film Foundation presented a collection of 400 testimonies from survivors and witnesses of the Armenian genocide to USC Shoah Foundation - The Institute for History and Visual Education on April 21, 2014. The testimonies will be integrated into the Institute's Visual History Archive (VHA) with the support of funding...

2014-03-25 12:24:48

13 Year Old Girl Has Dreams of Becoming a Professional Author COLUMBIA, Md., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Aspiring author Alani Indigo Santamarina has published her first book at the young age of 12 years old. Written when she was only eight, "A Place Where We All Belong" is a whimsical yet poignant first entry in to the writing world. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140325/MN89584) New authors are published every day, but rarely are they as young as Alani....

2014-02-05 08:35:52

LONDON, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EF Education First, the world leader in language training for business, government and the education sector, announced today the signing of a Letter of Acceptance with Republic of Tatarstan's Ministry of Education, taking their partnership into its second phase for another four years. The first phase of the partnership was the co-development of Ana Tele, an online school based on EF's cloud-based platform for studying Tatar. The...

Native Americans May Have Originated From Siberia
2013-11-21 04:43:08

[ Watch the Video: Bones From Siberia Share Similar DNA To Native Americans ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers sequencing the genome of the 24,000-year-old skeletal remains of a young Siberian boy have discovered that DNA from his gene pool could be responsible for over one-third of the ancestry of all modern Native Americans, according to a study appearing in the journal Nature. Investigators from the Centre for GeoGenetics at the Natural History...

2013-10-08 12:08:54

Professor Martin Richards, of the Archaeogenetics Research Group at the University of Huddersfield, has published a paper uncovering new information about how Ashkenazi Jewish men moved into Europe from the Middle East, and their marriage practices with European women. The origins of Ashkenazi Jews – that is, Jews with recent ancestry in central and Eastern Europe – is a long-standing controversy. It is usually assumed that their ancestors migrated into Europe from Palestine in the...

2013-05-06 23:18:32

The Indonesian Diaspora Foundation expresses gratitude to the White House Office of Public Engagement, White House Initiative on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) and White House Council on Women and Girls for its generous invitation to the organization´s chairman, Sonita Lontoh, to attend a celebration to honor a small group of AAPI women as Champions of Change. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Indonesian Diaspora Foundation (IDF), a nonprofit organization focused on...

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Bashkir Pony
2014-04-10 09:11:21

The Bashkir Pony is an ancient breed of the former Soviet Union (USSR). The breed was developed by the Bashkir people during the seventh century and believed to be descendents of the steppe horse in Western Asia and the Bashkirian forest horse. The Bashkir is sometimes cross bred with breeds such as the Don, Budyonny or Ardennes to improve the quality. Other cross breeding has been done with the Russian Heavy Draft, Kazakh and Yakut horses. The pony has become a part of the local...

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Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.